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Zettie Croney

Zettie Croney, 74, of Jonesboro, Arkansas departed this life on Friday. September 17, 2021, at her home.  She was born on December 19, 1946, in Manila, Arkansas to Thomas Odell and Hollis Lorene Russell.  She was retired and worked at Marked Tree Water Department,  a Quality Control Inspector at MidSouth, and she was licensed cosmetologist.  She earned an Associates Degree in Nutrition.

She is preceded in death by her parents, one brother: William Russell and one sister: Kathy Lucas.

Zettie is survived by one daughter: Denisa Jackson of Jonesboro, Arkansas, two sons: Chris Croney (Jen) of Sutherlin, Oregon, and John Croney (Alicia) of Hoxie, Arkansas, two brothers: Mervyn Russell (Becky) of Warrensville, North Carolina and Lee Russell (Debbie) of Marked Tree, Arkansas, two sisters: Kay Brashears (Wade) of Marked Tree, Arkansas, and Bonnie Franks (Rick)  of Marked Tree, Arkansas, nine grandchildren: Joey Croney (Nickey), James Jackson (Victoria), Jerod Jackson, Caleb Croney, Christian Croney, Hannah Curtner (Chance), Brooke Croney, Braden Croney, Destiny Croney (Cody), sixteen great-grandchildren: Ciera Croney (Connor), Jorden Nanney, Sasha Nanney, Luke Jackson, Kenzie Jackson, E.J. Jackson, Toby Jackson, Jade Jackson, Daxton Boyd, Joesiah Boyd, Breauna Harrison (Walker), Kyle Workman (Lexus), Nevaeh Latimer, Wyatt Lee, Kayla Lee and Colton Diaz and two great-great grandchildren:

Raleigh Harrison and Ava Workman.


I knew Zettie well, worked with her 20 years at Mid South Mfg. So sorry to have not known she passed. Very special lady.

Brenda Lard Daughter of Merl Hood Nov 6 2021 12:00 AM

so sorry for your loss

max and judy baney Sep 19 2021 12:00 AM

Love and prayers for the family, Tom and DianeTom

Tom Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My prayers and condolences to Nisa and the family.Steve cochran

Steve cochran Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM